STROZZI GLASSIQUE Optimizing Recycled Glass Cullets for Architectural Finishing Materials Arch. Ma. Elena E. Lamasan, Uap Architecture,Industrial Design and Built-Environment Graduate School, Mapua Institute of Technology
Last year 2008, there was MONTESORI requiring a school designed with: natural light coming from outside to inside, but shaded from the glare of the noon sun classrooms open to view, yet protected from rain building securely enclosed but outside view not distracted needs to finish the project soon and so don’t have to export materials
Best CHALLENGE about Sustainable Design Architects Specify REUSE and RECYCLING Good Marketing Principle: ARCHITECTS CAN BEST CATER TO THE CLIENT’S NEEDS WHEN HE PROVIDES MATERIALS CUSTOM-MADE – Exclusively for them.
Facts on Glass:
Glass is 100% Recyclable and can be recycled endlessly without loss of quality and purity. Glass is made from readily-available domestic materials, such as sand, soda ash, limestone and “cullet,” the industry term for furnace-ready scrap glass or in many cases “cullet” takes a part as a composite materials. Source: Glass Packaging Institute : http://www.gpi.org/recycling/glass-recycling-facts
Needs for Finishing Materials such as: Translucent Wall Panels Accent Roof Skylights Panels Counter Top/Splashboards Custom-Made Logo Wall and Murals
Cullets uses such as:
Landscaping Glass Swimming Pool Floor Accents by using Jelly Bean Swimming Pool Filter Media Aquariums Glass Pebbles Ornamentation for Novelty Items and Decors.
STROZZI as Custom Made Logo Wall @ Baron Residences
STROZZI as RECEPTION COUNTER Siding @ GHD Office
STROZZI as CUSTOMERâ€™S COUNTER @ MaryKay
STROZZI as SOLID SURFACES @ ACE Logistics
STROZZI as BAR COUNTER Siding @ ISLAND COVE
Cullet â€“ broken or waste glass use for re-melting or as a composite materials Cullets used as main ingredient with Resin as a Plastic Binding Material. GLASS-PLASTIC Composite Finishing Material can be attained.
The Color Swatches
STROZZI as GLASS PEBBLES Landscaping Elements @ Casa Sophia Resthouse, Boracay
Mission: To create a Livelihood that is in line with the Advocacy for GREEN ARCHITECTURE and to recognize the Inspiration of Beauty in every human effort while making himself sustainable.
STROZZI GLASSIQUE Strategic Trends in Recycling On a Zest for Zero Waste Innovation
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